Welcome to Assynt Field Club
Assynt’s amazing Wildlife, Landscape and Geology
Welcome to our website. Please allow us to help you discover and enjoy the stunning wildlife and unique wild spaces that can be found throughout the parish of Assynt.
Assynt is located on the west coast of Sutherland in the Highlands of Scotland. The parish contains some of the most breath-taking scenery you will encounter in Scotland, from deep sea lochs to pristine beaches and magnificent mountains.
The variety of species which can be seen in this special area, whether birds, dolphins, fungi, insects, plants or whales never fails to inspire both the casual and more experienced observer. Check out our species galleries for a small taster of what’s possible.
If you are travelling the ‘North Coast 500’, over 45 miles of which are in Assynt, please stop with us a while. Then, give yourself some time to appreciate the wider landscape. You never know what you might discover if you let our nature in.
We record and document a great number of wildlife sightings every year. Each and every one helps enhance the knowledge and understanding of the nature of Assynt. You too can play a part in this, simply send us your sightings via the reporting form on this page or by email.
Whether you just want to browse our site, plan a visit or make use of the increasing amount of raw data which is available you are sure to find something of interest. We hope that you will visit us again to continue your adventure and discover more of Assynt’s amazing Wildlife, Landscape and Geology.
Indoor Programme of Events – In light of the current relaxing of restrictions surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic we have taken the decision to put together a full programme of indoor meetings starting in October. The details have still to be finalised, but some of the topics we hope to include are: Orchids, Badgers, Geology and Rewilding.
Thursday October 21st 2021
September 11th 2021
August 25th 2021
August 10th 2021
August 4th 2021
July 24th 2021